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  • Aluminum in the Environment

    Aluminum is a neurotoxin and has been linked to a spectrum of neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s, ALS, and autism spectrum disorders. Abundant literature shows that exposure of humans and animals to aluminum from various sources can have deleterious consequences.

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  • Is immunity from vaccination permanent?

    Question 5 of A Parent’s Guide to Vaccines: A Conversation About Vaccines for New Parents Immunity is the body’s way of developing protection from viruses or other illnesses. Being immune can depend on certain factors like your nutritional status, genetics, level of stress, prior exposure to disease, or your vaccination status. There are two types…

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  • Do vaccines cause autism?

    Question 7 of A Parent’s Guide to Vaccines: A Conversation About Vaccines for New Parents A newly released survey reports that the number of children with autism is now 1 in 45. This shows an increase from the CDC’s 2014 number of 1 in 68. These numbers are enough to motivate any new parent to…

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  • How much immunity is passed through breast milk and how long does it last?

    Question 6 of A Parent’s Guide to Vaccines: A Conversation About Vaccines for New Parents The level of immunity to infectious diseases that comes from colostrum and mature breastmilk is not agreed upon by the medical community. Past immunity from a mother, such as immunity to chickenpox or measles, may or may not be passed…

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  • Can Vaccines Cause Harm?

    Question 8 of A Parent’s Guide to Vaccines: A Conversation About Vaccines for New Parents The US Department of Health and Human Services reports that the United States has the safest, most effective vaccine supply in history, however, vaccine injuries do occur. These adverse effects can range from minor reactions to completely debilitating neurological injuries…

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  • Sulfur: An Essential Mineral

    Sulfur is the third most abundant mineral in our bodies and is provided almost exclusively by protein in our diets. It is important for detoxification of metals and other toxins and in nutrient transport inside and outside the cells.

    Sulfur is also important for its role in producing glutathione, a powerful antioxidant, and for health of your hair, skin, nails and connective tissues (like joints).

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  • Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin

    Vitamin D, or the sunshine vitamin, is actually a hormone produced by the skin. It plays a part in bone health and can be a determinant factor in developing many diseases because of its role in inflammation. Vitamin D’s involvement in calcium and phosphorus uptake and absorption also make vitamin D a major component of nervous system functioning.

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  • Vitamin C: Not just for Colds

    Vitamin C plays a role in many vital functions in the body, including growth, maintenance and repair of tissues like the skin, joints, blood vessels, bones, and teeth. It is critically important in wound healing and is also a powerful antioxidant.

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